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Lunch on the Mesa

Lunch on the Mesa

April 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Most often when we camp, we cook simple meals either over an open fire or in the kitchen of our camper quite comfortably. However, there are times when we do not feel like cooking or simply want to treat ourselves to a meal someone else has prepared. When camping in northern New Mexico, especially in […]

A New Take on an Old Favorite: the Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwich

A New Take on an Old Favorite: the Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwich

March 23, 2014 by · 2 Comments 

For a delicious hot meal for hungry campers, try a new twist on the traditional grilled cheese sandwich. Each family member can personalize the ingredients as they desire and they can be made either on a stove top in a sauté pan, or in a counter top griddle, such as the George Foreman Grill, which […]

As the Boudin Turns

As the Boudin Turns

February 4, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Philadelphia might have the cheese-steak sandwich. New York may boast of its pizza, and Texas has BBQ—but Southwest Louisiana has boudin, and eating it guarantees a tingling palate and a full stomach. In many homes, boudin is more revered than crawfish, with recipes passed along for generations. Chances are, if you don’t live in or […]

Czeching Out La Grange

Czeching Out La Grange

January 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

We headed to the Central Texas town of La Grande to “Czech” out what might just be the “Best Little Day Trip in Texas.” The events of La Grange’s famous Chicken Ranch inspired the stage play, movie, and the lyrics of a popular song, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Then there’s the ZZ Top song […]

Eat My Words: Top BBQ Joints

Eat My Words: Top BBQ Joints

January 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Each of the four iconic barbecue regions—Texas, Missouri, Tennessee, and North Carolina—serve a different style of barbecue. Typically, Memphis, St. Louis, and Kansas City are all about the ribs. In North Carolina, pulled pork dominates the menu, and Texans love brisket. Of course, you’ll also find chicken, turkey, and sausage along the way. Some of […]

Joys of a Texas Bucket List

Joys of a Texas Bucket List

June 6, 2013 by · 2 Comments 

Texas is big and brawny in every way, a state brimming with natural assets. Whether visiting rugged mountains, sandy beaches, wild canyons, or the piney woods, the “Lone Star State” pleases travelers in a million wonderful ways. Our Texas RV Travel Bucket List continues. Balmorhea State Park Balmorhea State Park is located on less than […]

There’s Still More to Love about Texas Food

There’s Still More to Love about Texas Food

January 7, 2013 by · 2 Comments 

Texans take their food as seriously as they do their football. Many Winter Texans and other visitors to the Lone Star State have the good sense to agree with them—that Texan food is that of the gods. 1. Po Po Family Restaurant Bright neon letters spell “CHICKEN, STEAKS, SEAFOOD” across the rock exterior of Po […]

Still More Reasons to Love Texas Food

Still More Reasons to Love Texas Food

November 5, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Texans take their food as seriously as they do their football. Many Winter Texans and other visitors to the Lone Star State have the good sense to agree with them—that Texan food is that of the gods. 1. City Market One of the great joys of RVing is visiting new places and making interesting discoveries. […]

Taos’ Unique Farmer’s Market

Taos’ Unique Farmer’s Market

July 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

When camping in the southwest, if you have occasion to find yourself in the vicinity of Taos, NM any Saturday morning during the summer months, give yourself the treat of attending the Taos Farmer’s Market. It takes place in the parking lot of the Taos Town Hall, just a block from the Plaza from 8 […]

The Frakenfish: An Invasive Species Not Welcome in Canada

The Frakenfish: An Invasive Species Not Welcome in Canada

June 8, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Canada prides itself on welcoming newcomers, but one Asian immigrant is getting a chilly reception. A predatory northern snakehead fish, which eats almost anything and can even jump out of the water and slither across land to attack small animals, has reportedly been discovered swimming in a small pond in a suburban Vancouver (British Columbia) […]

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